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What We’re Reading Today: Our Manmade Disaster, Exceptional Principles, Record Deficit … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.


This is not a natural disaster, but a manmade one — Lionel Shriver, The Spectator

Colorado amends coronavirus death count – says fewer have died of COVID-19 than previously reported — Fox News

Don’t Believe the ‘Happy Talk’ About a COVID-19 Vaccine — Henry I. Miller, Human Events

America’s Exceptional Principles Will Get Us Through the COVID-19 Crisis — Richard Graber, Foundation for Economic Education

Why No Spikes As States Reopen? — PowerLine

Coronavirus may drain Social Security reserves this decade — Washington Examiner

Bill de Blasio’s wild daily ‘alternative-reality TV’ show — Seth Barron, New York Post


The Unintended Consequences Of ESG Activism — Wayne Winegarden, Forbes

Family Guy vs. CNN: Which Explains Economics Most Effectively? — John Tamny, RealClearMarkets

The Remarkable Blessings of the Price System — Donald J. Boudreaux, American Institute for Economic Research

The Federal Deficit Is Setting New Records as Spending Explodes — Mises Wire

Everything Important In Life Involves Tradeoffs — Manhattan Contrarian

Election 2020

Why Donald Trump could thank the media if he wins reelection this fall — Jonathan Turley, The Hill

Trump campaign launches ‘investigative’ video series mocking Biden over gaffes — Fox News

GOP chair: ‘We will not be holding a virtual convention’ — Associated Press

Energy And Environment

The dark side of renewable electricity — Ronald Stein, Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow

Are ‘Earth-Friendly’ New Refrigerants Toxic? — Competitive Enterprise Institute

Why the Current Economic Slowdown Won’t Show Up in the Atmospheric CO2 Record — Roy Spencer


Gov. Newsom Orders Ballots To Be Sent To Every Cemetery In State — Babylon Bee

Investigation Reveals Coronavirus Covering Its Tracks By Making Victims’ Deaths Look Like Car Accidents — The Onion

USC To Allow Parents To Pay Admissions Bribes Online For First Time — The Avocado

Pentagon announces ‘green’ fighters to burn $100 bills as fuel — Duffel Blog

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